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6.
Which Indian state's police force became the first to utilize drones for dispersing tear gas?
Maharashtra
Uttar Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Haryana Police Force made history by being the first in India to deploy tear gas drones, a pioneering initiative aimed at enhancing crowd control measures. These drones, provided by the Drone Imaging and Information Service of Haryana Limited, mark a significant advancement in law enforcement technology.

7.
Which state has officially declared Kaji Nemu as its 'State Fruit'?
Kerala
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Assam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The state government of Assam has officially declared Kaji Nemu, a unique variety of lemon native to the region, as the 'State Fruit'. This decision, announced by State Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, underscores the fruit's cultural, traditional, and nutritional importance to Assam. Kaji Nemu, renowned for its juicy, aromatic nature and high nutritional value, holds a special place in the state's agricultural heritage.

8.
Which Indian state recently announced a one-time livelihood cash assistance of ₹1,000 for families covered by the Public Distribution System (PDS)?
Odisha
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Odisha government's recent initiatives reflect its dedication to addressing various socio-economic challenges within the state. Alongside providing a one-time livelihood cash assistance of ₹1,000 to PDS-covered families, it introduced the 'Swayam' scheme, offering interest-free bank loans to rural unemployed youths to kickstart new business ventures. Additionally, the government expanded the KHUSI scheme, now named KHUSI+, to distribute belted sanitary napkins for institutional deliveries and medical termination of pregnancy in government facilities.

9.
In which Indian state did the Chief Minister enhance the monthly pension under the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY)?
Bihar
West Bengal
Odisha
Tamil Nadu
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of Odisha increased the monthly pension under the Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) by Rs 500 for 36.75 lakh beneficiaries, effective February. This move aims to provide relief and support to the beneficiaries of social security schemes in the state.

10.
In which Indian state did the Prime Minister inaugurate projects worth Rs. 7300 crores?
Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Prime Minister inaugurated projects worth Rs. 7300 crores in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, focusing on the development of tribal communities. These projects encompass various sectors such as water supply, education, and road infrastructure, aiming to uplift marginalized communities in the region.